The innitial idea dates back to a two years working period in Paris. Living and working there with a grant, German artist Matthias Brock discovered painting portraits. People he met on the street of the French capital. Although no one painted by the artist is a real person – Brock only uses the people as an inspiration for his large oil paintings. Taking a single trip … Continue reading THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock
It is Germany’s international broadcaster. Deutsche Welle (DW) not only reports from Germany and around the world, but also provides access to the German language. Starting March 2017, Ines Pohl is the new editor in chief. Prior to that she was working as the Washington D.C. correspondent of the broadcaster. Reporting live from the inauguration of the United States’ recent president Donald Trump.
“It felt like the country was in a state of shock in that moment,” Ines Pohl recently said to students during a talk at a Cologne school. In the meantime opposition has formed, she says.
A fox suddenly appearing near a motorway. A titmouse living in a traffic light post. It is the contrast of nature and city that photographer Sven Meurs highlights in his work. “In the beginning I was frustrated when a sign or car appeared in the background of my photos,” says Meurs. Later he realized that it made his work special.